Is this really a serious question?
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Why would you want to use an external DAC with a player of this caliber? I would either move up the line and/or into one of their new "K" series players or look into separates (i.e. DAC paired with an Esoteric transport). However, I doubt either of these moves will "astound" you since the X-03SE is widely considered one of the best value players Esoteric ever made.
I actually have an esoteric x05. My dealer convinced me just to try the Bel Canto dac3.5 with the outboard PS. I also thought why should I use a dac with such a good player.
From the 1st minute - just wow. The bel canto took my digital section to heaven.Greater detail, sheer musicality and everything sound so alive and so right, very close to analog sound. Needless to say, the BC stayed at my house. Right now the esoteric serves as a transport.
I have an Esoteric UX-3 player and experimented with using my Wyred dac 1 as an external dac. I found that the dac in my Esoteric player gave me a slightly laid back and much more relaxed sound. Since I play mostly rock on this player, I find it to be the best of both worlds. I use my laptop as a music server through the Wyred dac and have found it to bring out the best sound of my mostly classical and jazz music.
Personally, I would keep what you have unless you have a lot of money to blow through. You already have a better player than most people have and you may make a very small improvement in sound, but will probably have to spend northward of 5K to achieve it. Just think of how many cd and sacd's that money could buy.